.257 Wby Mag?

3855WIN

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I'm really hoping so, they grouped better at 68gr powder charge vs a couple higher ones I tried, all were within Nosler load recommendations. I bought some factory Nosler Custom in 110 accubond and chrono'd them, they only were about 3150-3200, no where near the 3400 advertised.
Actual Weatherby ammo is usually hot.
 

Jdan9

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Using factory ammo myself, was going to use 110 accubonds on my sheep hunt, changed my mind and grabbed some 120 grain partitions. Slightly heavier bullet, thinking a bit more knock down power.
 

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Using factory ammo myself, was going to use 110 accubonds on my sheep hunt, changed my mind and grabbed some 120 grain partitions. Slightly heavier bullet, thinking a bit more knock down power.
I've had good success using the weatherby 100gr and 120gr. Just didn't like the cost of the factory loads, but for a hunt like that I wouldn't mind paying for their performance.
 

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Using factory ammo myself, was going to use 110 accubonds on my sheep hunt, changed my mind and grabbed some 120 grain partitions. Slightly heavier bullet, thinking a bit more knock down power.
If your rifle likes em, go with Accubonds all the way.
 

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I have a couple 257s, awesome! 120 partitions are my favorite bullets, biggest problem is keeping bullets together. Lots of guys use barnes, i have had good sucess with accubonds and interbonds but partitions are just so reliable.
 

Jdan9

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The rifle I shoot is a MK V Ultra Lightweight and I love it, and it shoots the partitions as well as the accubonds. I know 10 grains is not a lot but I’d think the partition would hit a bit harder and stay together better?
 

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I think the partition would probably stay together about the same as the Accubond. It's made to open quick but stay together, much like the Accubond.
 
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